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Camera Obscura - The Walerian Borowczyk Collection


Barcode: 5027035022550

  • Format: Blu-ray Box Set
  • Studio: Arrow Academy
  • Certification: 18
  • Category: World Cinema
  • Released: 12th October 2020
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    Collection of feature-length and short films by Polish director Walerian Borowczyk. In 'The Beast' (1975) the daughter of an aristocrat journeys with her aunt across the French countryside to meet the man to whom she has been betrothed. However, unbeknownst to them, there is a strange creature lurking in the area... 'Immoral Tales (1974) features four erotic stories set during different times in history. 'Goto, Isle of Love' (1969) is set on a fictitious island where an isolated community live to serve their despotic ruler Goto (Pierre Brasseur). Unrest is stirred, however, when Goto's wife Glossia (Ligia Branice) attempts to escape the island with her lover Gono (Jean-Pierre Andreani). 'The Theatre of Mr and Mrs Kabal' (1967) follows the animated tale of a man who has to travel inside his mechanical monster wife when she suffers from indigestion after eating a butterfly. In 'Blanche' (1972) a young knight begins a doomed affair with Blanche (Branice), the beautiful wife of the master of a castle. Also included are 14 short films which comprise: 'The Astronauts' (1959), 'The Concert' (1962), 'Grandmother's Encyclopaedia' (1963), 'Renaissance' (1963), 'Angels' Games' (1964), 'Joachim's Dictionary' (1965), 'Rosalie' (1966), 'Gavotte' (1967), 'Diptych' (1967), 'The Phonograph' (1969), 'A Private Collection' (1973), 'Venus On the Half-Shell' (1975), 'The Greatest Love of All Time' (1978) and 'Scherzo Infernal' (1984).
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    Actors Sirpa Lane, Ligia Branice, Michel Simon, Pierre Brasseur, Fabrice Luchini, Louisette Rousseau, Lise Danvers, Pierre Collet, Jean-Pierre Andreani, Lisbeth Hummel
    Directed by Walerian Borowczyk
    Additional info Language(s): French, Subtitles: English, Interactive Menu
    No. of discs 5 disc(s)
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